Category Archives: cattle

York’s Small’s Meadow Field Had Real Hay and Cows

Small Field, the athletic field for York High, was the subject of a recent post. I checked further into the files at York County Heritage Trust and found that the gift was a real surprise to the York City school … Continue reading

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York Area Smell “…so nauseous that horses will not pass the place.”

1876 Pomeroy, Whitman map of York Township showing the paper mill/shinnerhannes site. It seems like I’ve been writing a lot about ailing or dead large animals in York County. When you think about it, there were a whole lot of … Continue reading

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York Cattle Doctor Offers Medicine for Your Cattle, Horses, and Swine

Last week I wrote about several heroic citizens who saved a woman, a cow, and five horses from a raging five-building fire at South Queen and Prospect streets in 1857. The horses were saved by William Heffner, who ran naked … Continue reading

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